The season for giving and receiving approaches once again. Here’s Mapping London’s guide to the best gifts for that London, or cartographical, enthusiast in your life:
- London Poverty Maps (Our Review / Buy on Amazon)
This hardback book is an impressive size and is beautifully finished, giving justice to the Charles Booths that provide such a powerful snapshot of London’s deprivation and social variations in the late 19th century.
- A to Z History of London (Our Review / Buy on Amazon)
Using the famous A to Z maps, past and present, to chart the development, change and themes of the capital city.
- Bomb Damage Maps (Our Review / Buy on Amazon)
Collated in one volume, these maps of the damage wrought on London by the second world war, are eye-catching in their detail, colouring individual houses, and provide an insight into a period of dramatic change in the city.
- Maps of London & Beyond (Our Review / Buy on Amazon)
Adam Dant’s many map-underpinned artworks are presented together in this large format book.
See also the Mapping London bookshop.